Given Name JOCASTA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ιοκαστη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: jo-KAS-tə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of Greek Ιοκαστη (Iokaste), which is of unknown meaning. In Greek mythology she was the mother Oedipus by the Theban king Laius. In a case of tragic mistaken identity, she married her own son.
VARIANT: Iokaste

Categories

Greek mythology, Latinizations, Marvel characters, mothers, mythology, queens, Star Wars characters
Entry updated December 8, 2017